11/18/13 09:40 AM
For two decades, the U.S. military has been unable to submit to an audit, flouting federal law and concealing waste and fraud totaling billions of dollars.
By Luke Rosiak | 11/15/13 06:28 PM
Federal Election Commission officials may take the nearly unprecedented step of exempting a Tea Party group from disclosing its donors due to concerns its supporters could face harassment and retaliation from government officials such as the Internal Revenue Service and private citizens. The...
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 10:51 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to 15 months in federal prison for his role in frauds alleged to have cost Medicare more than $2.5 million. The man, former physician Anthony Stephen Jase, conceded he owes taxpayers $360,293 for his...
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 09:24 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty for his role in an $18 million kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy is due to be sentenced in federal court in Rhode Island.
By Michal Conger | 11/14/13 06:23 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials are using reproduction fees to delay or avoid releasing documents under the Freedom of Information Act, two conservative think tanks said in a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The Free Market Environmental Law...
By Luke Rosiak | 11/14/13 04:42 PM
House Oversight Committee officials led by Darrell Issa, R-Calif., have launched an investigation into multiple allegations of wrongdoing at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
11/14/13 10:07 AM
Amtrak, the U.S. taxpayer-supported passenger railroad, is losing tens of millions of dollars a year on food and beverage service even after years of cost cutting, its inspector general said.
11/14/13 10:03 AM
A mysterious defendant in a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud case was convicted Thursday of racketeering, theft, money laundering and other charges.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 05:48 PM
CLEVELAND — A former director of the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Cleveland and Dayton has pleaded not guilty to additional federal charges in a bribery case. William Montague of Brecksville entered the plea Wednesday after an expanded 65-count indictment was issued last week. He's...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/13/13 01:31 PM
More than 355,000 Americans have pledged money to Organizing for Action from January to September -- totaling more than $21 million.
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